Senior HR Advisor (Part-time) - Laing O'Rourke - Sydney, NSW

Last updated 7 months ago
Job Type:Part Time

About Laing O’Rourke

Laing O’Rourke is a $6 billion international operation with over 50 years of involvement in Australian construction and infrastructure including more than a decade under the Laing O’Rourke banner. We are currently delivering some of Australia’s most exciting projects across the transport, building construction, defence, airports, mining, civil and social infrastructure sectors. Laing O’Rourke is committed to becoming the recognised leader for innovation and excellence in the construction industry.

About the role

We are currently seeking a Senior HR Advisor to join Laing O’Rourke at our brand-new corporate office in North Sydney, NSW. In this role you will provide operational and strategic human resources support to our business. You will partner with leaders to support employee relations, HR initiatives, strategic projects, audit and compliance, reporting, learning and development and employee lifecycle services. On offer is a part-time role (3 days per week) on a 6 month maximum term contact. This is a great opportunity to join a privately owned tier 1 constructor and an international engineering enterprise.

Key responsibilities

Provide HR advice to staff and leaders across our business. Manage HR processes and implement company policies, practices and initiatives. Support employment relations issues such as performance management, grievances and disciplinary issues. Provide remuneration advice and assist with our annual salary review process. Facilitate and support talent management frameworks, and a range of strategic HR projects as required. Guide, coach and support leaders on employee engagement, retention, change and wellbeing strategies. Provide input into the HR component of tenders as required.

About you

Ideally, 4-5+ years’ experience in a generalist Human Resources role with practical application of Human Resources in a Project Construction or Heavy Industry Manufacturing environment, with experience liaising with all levels of management. Bachelor’s degree in human resources, industrial relations or a related field.


We work hard to create an environment that brings out the best in our people. We believe in building careers through providing a safe, connected and innovative culture that supports ongoing growth and development. We offer industry-leading benefits such as specialised learning and development programs, a mental health and wellbeing program, industry leading paid parental leave policy, family friendly work practices, additional purchased leave option and coaching programs for staff on parental leave.

Diversity & Inclusion

We are committed to building a workforce that reflects the diverse society in which we live and work. We recognise the increasing importance of flexible work arrangements and family friendly work practices to enable and maintain a diverse, adaptive and high performing workforce.

Laing O'Rourke is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered.